Santa Cruz County Population 2018

Santa Cruz County's estimated population is 275,897 with a growth rate of 0.25% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Santa Cruz County is the 24th largest county in California.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017275,8977010.25%
2016275,1968970.33%
2015274,2992,7701.02%
2014271,5292,1340.79%
2013269,3952,6010.97%
2012266,7941,6910.64%
2011265,1031,8870.72%
2010263,21633,48214.57%
1990229,73441,59322.11%
1980188,14164,35151.98%
1970123,79039,57146.99%
196084,21917,68526.58%
195066,53421,47747.67%
194045,0577,62420.37%
193037,43311,16442.50%
192026,2691290.49%
191026,1404,62821.51%
190021,5122,24211.63%
189019,2706,46850.52%
188012,8024,05946.43%
18708,7433,79976.84%
18604,9444,301668.90%
18506430.00%

Santa Cruz County Population Growth

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Santa Cruz County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White239,78986.91%
Asian13,3254.83%
Two or More Races11,1124.03%
American Indian and Alaska Native4,9921.81%
Black or African American3,8831.41%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5260.19%

Santa Cruz County Population Pyramid

0k5k10k15k Male Population0k5k10k15k Female Population8580757065605550454035302520151050
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990